The calendar says it’s Spring, but where I am Winter is fighting the change. Our friends at Bagsmith have a great solution for this still chilly weather – a chunky capelet

This wooly capelet is made from chunky merino and silk yarn and merino and silk felt. Knit on size US17 needles, it works up magically fast. Bagsmith is including the yarn, felt, pattern and even the needles in this giveaway. Want to win a cozy capelet kit? You know what to do!

Regular contest rules: leave a comment on this post between now and midnight eastern time, Sunday,  April 6th. One comment will be chosen at random to answer a skill testing question. If the commenter answers correctly they will win the kit from Bagsmith and Knitty. If you have already won a prize from us in the past year, please do give other knitters a chance. The value of this kit is $130US


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171 Responses to Giveaway! Chunky Knit Kit from Bagsmith

  1. Elena says:

    Great idea. Although it’s already more like summer now, winter will come back some day here in Germany.

  2. Matthew says:

    This capelet would keep my wife’s shoulders warm in this year’s never ending Chicago winter! And, I’ve never knit with size 17 needles. What’s the metric measurement on those?!

  3. MaryEllen says:

    How beautiful! How FUN!

  4. Caroline says:

    This yarn looks lovely, soft and cuddly. I would love to try it.

  5. asteride says:

    I visit this blog once in a while and then BOING! there are these great giveaways that remind you how wonderful Knitty and knotty blog are! Thank you!

  6. mollysusie says:

    Wow, that is amazing! Although the ruffled section looks a little tricky… Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  7. Anne Ball says:

    Really pretty. Love the texture.

  8. amy says:

    That yarn looks gorgeous. I love the color. Thanks for the chance to win!

  9. Gretchen says:

    I love it! So ready for spring!

  10. Suzie says:

    How crazy and fun does that look?!

  11. Cynthia says:

    This caplet has such a fun look. I bet that it knits up quickly too.

  12. Jennifer says:

    Love it! That is truly great and looks like a fun, quick project.

  13. Kristen says:

    Love that purple!

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  16. martha says:

    The capelet is very different. It is lovely.

  17. Beth says:

    Sweet. The yarn looks lovely.

  18. Tia says:

    This looks like so much fun to make!

  19. Alison says:

    Beautiful pattern!

  20. Marsha says:

    Even though we’re (finally!) getting springlike weather here on the East Coast, I can always start planning for NEXT winter with this . . .

  21. Nikki says:

    Wow, cool look. It’d be so fun to play with the felt…

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